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I was just wondering if a 2007 Nissan Altima with 238000 miles on it for $1000 a bad deal? I wanted an explanation about whether
If the engine has good compression, oil pressure is good, there are no huge leaks, no unusual noises and the rest of the vehicle is still serviceable (tires, brakes, suspension), it's a fantastic deal. However, if the engine needs to...
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Vdc light slip light wants to stall when push the gas
The near stalling when you push the gas pedal is a consequence of the air fuel ratio being off as the throttle admits more air to the intake. The causes of the "wrong" ratio lie somewhere in the fuel delivery...
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Is the camshaft valve timing and the variable valve timing the same thing
The Variable Valve Timing in your vehicle is designed to provide smoother idling, better power delivery and also helps to provide better fuel economy. In order to accomplish this, it often times requires either advancing or retarding the ignition and...
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CVT stop and go issue
Hi Wolton. Thanks for contacting us today. In most cases, the issues with CVT transmissions is related to damaged inner seals due in large part, to excessive heat build-up - which is why your symptoms appear in heavy traffic or...
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Check engine light is on, I was told it was my air filter housing, but feel like I am getting the run around. Want to fix it?
Hi Abraham. Thanks for contacting us today. A check engine light illuminates when an error code is triggered and stored in the ECU. Without knowing the exact code that is causing it, it's hard to provide you with advice on...
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Here is the code to the check engine light, P0171- System Too Lean Bank 1
A number of things may cause code P0171 or P0174 to be triggered. As the codes indicate, this means there is a lean fuel condition which may be caused by a lack of fuel supply or in some cases, a...
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My car won’t shift to the park gear. All other gears work
There are a number of different things that may cause the vehicle to not go into park such as a broken or damaged shift cable or mechanism, a faulty key tumbler in some cases, or a faulty transmission solenoid. I...
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High rpm at low speeds first 5-10 minutes of driving
There are some engine controls that affect transmission shift points, such as the throttle position sensor. Those have to be ruled out. If it does turn out to be a transmission issue, check the fluid level and condition. Beyond simple...
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Brake light is burned
The LED may not be separately serviceable. Once you remove the combination light assembly that will become apparent. If the LED is not serviceable, you will need to purchase the entire combination light assembly which is Nissan OEM part number...
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I need to know how to do it myself if possible please.
LED lights are generally long lived, so the car companies often permanently integrate the light source into the finished combination lamp. This is the case for the high mounted stop lamps, for example. There is no user serviceable bulb. Rather,...
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When cooling fan turns on while driving the dash lights would flicker and rpm would drop then goes back to normal.
Nissan requires that the battery in 2004 Sentra's have a minimum CCA rating of 355 amps. Therefore, your battery is adequate, unless it has failed of course. If lights dim momentarily when the fans come on, that means that the...
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Ignition problem
Most vehicles have an ignition switch actuator, or comparable device, and if that component fails, the symptom you describe is exactly what occurs. The diagnosis of this, and the likely part replacement, can be performed at your location. If you...
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2002 nissan sentra gxe -was working fine and all of a sudden it started shutting off while idling.Did oil change.Codes P0175&P0420
Code P0175 indicates that there is a rich fuel condition present in the motor which can cause the motor to be flooded with more fuel than it can effectively burn, which may cause it to shut down in some cases....
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Jerking and violent shaking when accelerating. Cvt engine, Nissan Murano 04
It is possible that you could be having an issue with your transmission. I would recommend having your transmission inspected by a qualified transmission specialist to determine the exact cause of this issue. The same as normal Transmissions and therefore...
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Nissan Rogue 2009 car stalls when it comes to a stop. It only happens when engine is warmed up. Idle RPM seems low and car shakes
Hi Chris. Thanks for contacting us tonight. In most cases, when a car stalls while slowing, it's due to a fuel delivery or mixture issue. This could be caused by a faulty fuel pump, damaged mass air flow sensor, O2...
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Shaking while driving
Depending on what the cause of the drive shaft causing the vibration is, this may be a reasonable estimate or not. If the drive shaft is damaged or broken and needs to be replaced, this may impact the estimate. If...
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I recently changed my Brake Pads and Rotors. Now when I push the brake down at the very end of the push it thuds really hard.
It is very possible that the control arm bushings have failed. It is also possible that your abs brake system is kicking in when it shouldn't. I would recommend having your vehicle inspected by a qualified professional to determine the...
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why is my car revving up to 1 while im sitting in park?
High idle can be caused by a faulty idle air control valve (IAC valve). The IAC valve can fail or a faulty or blown fuse in other electronically controlled systems can cause the IAC motor to malfunction, leading to a...
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Nissan Xterra shaking stuttering and check engine light
The flashing check engine light is likely due to misfiring. If the engine is misfiring that can damage the catalytic converter. Try not to drive the car until it is repaired. Inasmuch as ignition components were removed, my guess would...
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just replaced the timing chain and guides on 86 nissan z24 and now it smokes bad and now power
If these symptoms did not exist prior to replacing the timing chain, a possibility is the valve timing is off because the new chain is mispositioned. You can get an indirect indication of incorrect valve timing by measuring engine vacuum....

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